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Botetourt County & Lumos Partner for Universal Coverage Broadband Grant

September 29, 2021

Botetourt County and LUMOS are partnering to bring universal broadband coverage to homes and businesses by applying for a Virginia Telecommunications Initiative (VATI) grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Universal broadband coverage means that all residents and businesses have access to reliable internet service with speeds that meet or exceed the federal definition of 25/3 service. This particular proposal seeks to deliver Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband connectivity to 1,901 addresses in Botetourt County.  LUMOS is also planning additional expansion projects targeting universal fiber coverage in the area. To read the full media release, click here.